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Harold Ford

U.S. Economic Growth Requires Vision, Leadership

Harold Ford, Jr. | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Harold Ford, Jr.

Balancing the budget or reducing student loan interest rates are important policies but they will do little to galvanize public opinion in a meaningful way. We are confronted now -- as a country -- with an array of obstacles that can only be overcome if we address them together.

Top 9 Ways to Run a Negative Campaign (in Hollywood)

Dan Mirvish | Posted 08.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Dan Mirvish

One reason the CAAN'T campaign backfired is because nobody knows who to root for when one bully beats up another bully.

Adam Goldberg

WATCH: Dem Congressman Turned Banker Punts On Occupy Movement | Adam Goldberg | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

The Huffington Post paid another visit on Wednesday morning to the Loews Regency in New York as part of its ongoing series of chats with influential f...

Wal-Mart Welcomes Back 'Dirty Tricks' Republican Operative

Al Norman | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Al Norman

The Republican operative who was fired by Wal-Mart five years ago for his role in a race-baiting ad, has now been welcomed back to the fold in Bentonville.

Has President Obama Made It Tougher for Other Black Candidates?

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Obama was supposed to be to America's 200 year-old racial problem what gastric bypass surgery is to a weight problem: a quick fix. But as any bypass patient will tell you, what looks like a quick fix is really a painful, complicated battle.

Harold Ford's Corporate Crusade Against Net Neutrality

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Silver

If the FCC heeds Harold Ford's advice, you can say goodbye to candidate Obama's promises of universal, affordable Internet access and Net Neutrality.

FCC Re-Designation of Broadband Will Bring Unwanted Market Uncertainty

Harold Ford, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Harold Ford, Jr.

Legal and agency experts are poring over the technical aspects of reclassifying broadband, but what has not been carefully examined is the economic impact this re-designation will have on investment decisions.

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford And Iggy Pop: An Awkward Encounter | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I think that the Brief And Lamentable Senate Almost-Candidacy Of Thee Childe Harold Ford has received the most fitting post-script possible, courtesy ...

A New Mayor Mike: Terrorism Tough Guy

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Why is Bloomberg -- who in his two terms as mayor ceded virtually all law enforcement authority to NYPD Commissioner Kelly -- now becoming a Terrorism Tough Guy?

Political Big Bangs in the Big Apple

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charles D. Ellison

The Big Apple's black politicos are blowing up -- literally. Paterson. Ford. Rangel. Who's next? Of course, the political shake-up in the Empire State is beyond racial identification.

Harold Ford Back On MSNBC (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now that Harold Ford is no longer considering a run for Senate from New York, he's back on MSNBC. Ford's contract with the network — where he was a...

Harold Ford

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger


Jason Linkins

A Look Back At Harold Ford's Magical Run For The Senate | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Let us now take a moment to mourn the passing of the seriocomic campaign stylings of Harold Ford, Jr., who almost wanted to sort of run for the New Yo...

Vulnerable Senate Incumbents: The 8 Most At-Risk Senators (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The news that Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) will face a primary challenger from her own party underscores the anti-incumbent wave sweeping the country...

A Shot in the Dark: Harold Ford's Non-bid for the New York State Senate Seat

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
C. Nicole Mason

Recently Harold Ford conducted his own poll to test his electability and weaknesses with New Yorkers. Would his deep ties to Wall Street turn off thos...

Why New York and Massachusetts Say No to Obama

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Probst Solomon

The lesson Obama should have learned from the Kennedys is that you need to know how and when to be tough and how to use your power well.

Episode #10 of Two Beers In, NYC's Political Podcast

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ryan J. Davis

On this week's episode of CitizeNYC's Two Beers In, hosts Greg Palmer and Ryan J. Davis talk about renaming the Freedom Tower to One World Trade, New ...

Ford On Gay Activists' Radar

The New York Observer | Reid Pillifant | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last month, just after gay activist Jon Winkleman interrupted a lunch meeting between prospective Senate candidate Harold Ford Jr. and scores of the b...

Evan Bayh Tastes Sour Grapes

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

While political insiders don't feel powerful enough, the outsiders feel political office is a worthy acknowledgment of all the power they already have.

2012 Is Here: Let the Games Begin!

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linnie Frank Bailey

The question is: Is Evan Bayh really getting out of the game, or just starting it?

The Pundit Candidate: How Cable News Networks Are 'Being Taken Advantage Of' By Future Candidates

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media


Jason Linkins

Harold Ford: No One Wants To Draft Him For Senate | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

One of the important things to note about Harold Ford's quasi-maybe-this-is-happening run for the Senate seat in New York currently occupied by Kirste...

Harold Ford's NBC Contract Suspended

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Harold Ford Jr.'s role as an NBC political analyst has been "put on hold." Politico's Michael Calderone reports that, according to an MSNBC spokesper...

Could Chuck Schumer Give New York Its Own Scott Brown?

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Keli Goff

With an approval rating of 31% among New York Democrats, I wouldn't call Gillibrand's election a sure thing, and as we learned in Massachusetts, sending a weak candidate into an election, even in a blue state, is not a recipe for success.

Harold Ford Jr. Accuses Kirsten Gillibrand Of "Underhanded Tactics" | MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former Representative Harold E. Ford Jr. accused Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand on Sunday of using "underhanded tactics" to try to keep him off the bal...